The Theory Gets You Votes From Old Rednecks, The Practice Is The Death Of Ashley Smith

Dear Stephen Harper:

After cutting funds and programs for young offenders and others in Canada’s correctional system, after tying judges’ hands concerning sentencing with the Youth Criminal Justice Act, how dare you — HOW DARE YOU, SIR — criticize Corrections Canada officials for how they treated Ashley Smith in custody before her death.

Those officers were doing what the Conservative Party told them they could do to prisoners.

Author: Stephen LaRose

2006 winner of the Canadian Association of University Teachers's Award of Excellence in Journalism for a bunch of prairie dog stuff. Invited into the best homes in Regina. Once.